Visiting Faculty of Philosophy FT9795

Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Xavier University invites applications for a non-tenure-track position of Visiting Faculty in the Department of Philosophy for the 2021-2022 academic year. There is a possibility that the position may be renewed annually for up to a total of three years. We are looking especially for candidates with a strong background in the history of philosophy, dedicated to teaching from primary sources. AOS and AOC are open.

Position Responsibilities

The position is full-time, with a 4 course per semester teaching load, responsible for teaching PHIL 100: Ethics as Introduction to Philosophy, or PHIL 200, the focus of which varies with the professor. However, all sections of PHIL100 should treat Plato’sRepublic; all sections of PHIL200 should treat Descartes’Discourse on Method. For further information about PHIL 100 and PHIL 200, please visit our departmental website: .

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in philosophy, or nearing completion of their dissertations by time of appointment is preferred. Because Xavier is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment, we welcome a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities. Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity.

The successful candidate will join Xavier faculty in the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts serving a diverse population of students. Xavier’s location in Cincinnati allows faculty to work with community partners to develop engaged learning and internship opportunities. Xavier is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities as well as the Big East. For twenty years in a row, theU.S. News and World Report has ranked Xavier University among the top 10 Midwest colleges and universities.


To apply, please submit a dossier that includes a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, along with any other evidence of teaching excellence. Candidates should also submit a sample syllabus for either our PHIL100 or PHIL 200 class. Submit all application materials on Xavier University's website. Three letters of reference should be sent to . We anticipate making multiple appointments. Review of applications will begin May 25, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

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